The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 11 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 63 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.99% 5.36% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.18% 24.71% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
165 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 21.68% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 50 72
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 15 £400 +33.33% 6
Gloucester +9 8 £400 - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 62 (72.94%) Java
2 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (51.76%) Hibernate
4 42 (49.41%) SQL
4 42 (49.41%) J2EE
5 39 (45.88%) XML
6 38 (44.71%) JPA
7 29 (34.12%) DV Cleared
7 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
7 29 (34.12%) Spring
8 28 (32.94%) MVC
9 27 (31.76%) TDD
10 26 (30.59%) HTML
11 25 (29.41%) BDD
12 24 (28.24%) Finance
13 23 (27.06%) Scrum
13 23 (27.06%) Spring MVC
14 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
14 21 (24.71%) SOAP
14 21 (24.71%) JUnit
15 19 (22.35%) JBoss
15 19 (22.35%) REST
16 17 (20.00%) CSS
16 17 (20.00%) JSF
17 16 (18.82%) .NET
17 16 (18.82%) EJB
17 16 (18.82%) Oracle
17 16 (18.82%) JAXB
17 16 (18.82%) SoapUI
17 16 (18.82%) EJB 3.0

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.35%) JBoss
2 16 (18.82%) Mule
3 8 (9.41%) Mule ESB
4 7 (8.24%) IIS
5 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) JUnit
2 16 (18.82%) SoapUI
3 15 (17.65%) Maven
3 15 (17.65%) JIRA
4 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.06%) TestNG
6 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.18%) MSTest
7 1 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) Xcode
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.24%) Electronics
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (80.00%) Developer
2 47 (55.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Functional Tester
6 7 (8.24%) Tester
7 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Java Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) Hibernate
2 42 (49.41%) J2EE
3 39 (45.88%) XML
4 38 (44.71%) JPA
5 29 (34.12%) Spring
6 26 (30.59%) HTML
7 23 (27.06%) Spring MVC
8 21 (24.71%) SOAP
9 19 (22.35%) REST
10 17 (20.00%) CSS
10 17 (20.00%) JSF
11 16 (18.82%) JAXB
11 16 (18.82%) .NET
11 16 (18.82%) EJB
11 16 (18.82%) EJB 3.0
12 14 (16.47%) jQuery
13 9 (10.59%) WCF
14 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
14 8 (9.41%) XSLT
14 8 (9.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) DTV
2 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) MVC
3 27 (31.76%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) BDD
5 23 (27.06%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
8 7 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.24%) Functional Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.06%) OO
9 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 6 (7.06%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.06%) DevOps
9 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) Java
2 42 (49.41%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.65%) C#
5 12 (14.12%) C++
5 12 (14.12%) Python
5 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.12%) C
6 4 (4.71%) VB
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) VB6
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) DV Cleared
1 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) SAP
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Rackspace